Winner of the Walter Camp and Doak Walker Awards, Reggie Bush is a retired American footballer best known for his position as a running back for teams like New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins. During his tenure with the Saints, he was named an All-Pro and helped the team fortify its win against Indianapolis Colts. He is also known for his short-lived relationship with Kim Kardashian West.
Recipient of the All-American honors, Bush has an estimated net worth of $35 million. Below the article discusses all of the retired athlete's career earnings, his contracts, signing bonuses, and all the sources of income during the time of his career.
The former American footballer has accumulated a sizeable wealth worth of $35 million. The money he has gathered to date all comes from the contract deals he signed, salary from teams, and also from career earnings.
While still for playing for the Trojans at the University of South California, Reggie got drafted to New Orleans Saints during the 2006 NFL Draft.
Over the years he has played with teams like Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, and Buffalo Bill.
For his contribution to New Orleans Saints, he was inducted into the Saints Hall of Fame in 2019. He also received the Doak Walker Award, Walter Camp Award and was the AP Player of the Year in 2005.
Bush signed a 4-year contract worth $16 million with Detroit Lions in 2013 and according to the terms he was sure to receive $4 million.
The American footballer signed a $2.5 million contract with San Francisco 49ers in 2015 whereby he got $500,000 as his signing bonus and $206,250 as a roster bonus.
According to the contract agreements, he was guaranteed $500,000 and would receive $100,000 as a workout bonus. His cap hit was $2.4 million while his dead cap hit was $1.1 million. He was also bound to receive $18,750 as a bonus from every game.
In 2016 Bush signed a $1.5 million deal with Buffalo Bill whereupon he received $375,00 as a signing bonus and $125,000 as a roster bonus. His cap hit was $1.5 million and his dead cap hit was also $1.5 million.
His salary during his tenure with San Francisco 49ers was $2,409,535 for 2015 and 2016 and while in Buffalo Bills in 2017 he received $1,500,000 for a year.
His career stats are as follows:
Bush announced his retirement from the National Football League on 15th December 2017.
The American athlete is active on Instagram as @reggiebush where he has more than 634k followers. The estimated earnings for his every post is believed to be $1,887.75 - $3,146.25.
He appeared alongside David Beckham for a 13-part video series by Adidas, a for the promotion of David's joining with Los Angeles Galaxy. He also signed a deal with Sirius Satellite Radio to be their weekly announcer for the 2007 NFL season.
The American athlete also appeared on the cover of Essence magazine in 2010. He is also a spokesperson and partner for the cosmetic company, Barc. The money he made from his deals with these brands is unknown.
He was second to athlete Peyton Manning, to receive $5 million every year in NFL endorsements. He was also signed to General Motors, Subway, Pizza Hut, and Pepsi.
Reggie along with his wife bought a 7,5000 square foot home in Pacific Palisades in 2014 for $7.75 million. The house was put up for sale on Aug 2019 for $9.99 million.
He bought a house in Encino, Los Angeles in August of 2019 for $5.65 million. His neighbors in the area are Guns N' Roses guitarist, Slash, Tristan Thompson, and Dorit Kemsley.
Bush paid $4.7 million in 2007 for a house in Hollywood Hills which he later sold in 2014 to Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva for $5.7 million.
He also sold his home in Birmingham in 2016 for $1.9 million. The 8,000 sq foot accommodated with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms was bought for $2.495 million.
Over the years, the American former athlete has driven around the streets with several cool rides. He owns a:
He worked with the Diamond Empowerment Fund to help diamond-producing countries in Africa and raise money for education in those nations. He also founded the Fund's Athletes for Africa.
Bush is also affiliated with charitable foundations that work for the benefit of Haiti. He donated $50,000 in 2006 to Holy Rosary High School for people with learning disabilities, from shutting down.
He donated $10,000 to Nipsey Hussle's children and also encouraged others to help them reach their $100,000 target.
He received $12.5 million from NFL's Rams for the injuries he suffered to his knee during the final season in St.Louis in 2015. The jury passed the verdict that Bush was to receive $7.5 million for punitive damages and $4.95 million for compensatory damages.
As of 2019, he has paid a total of $13,268 as fine; once in 2007 while taunting Brian Urlacher ($5,000) and in 2015 while against a foul with Casy Hayward ($8,268).
The former athlete must be paying a sizeable amount of money for his $35 million net worth and also for his assets, including houses and cars.
He was born as Reginald Alfred Bush Jr. on 2nd March 1985 in Spring Valley, California in the United States. He is the son of mother Denise Griffin and father Reggie Bush Sr. He also has a brother named Javon Griffin.
He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.
Reggie was a running back at Helix High School located in La Mesa, California. During his time in the school, he also played with Alex Smith, recipient 2004 Heisman Trophy.
He then enrolled at the University of Southern California in an athletic scholarship. There he played for the Trojans under coach Pete Carroll.
The 34-years-old athlete is currently single but was previously married to Armenian dancer Lilit Avagyan. The pair started dating in 2011 and married on 12th July 2014. Together they have three kids; sons named Uriah (2015) and Agyemang (2017) and a daughter named Briseis (2013).
Apart from this, he has also been in relationships with Kim Kardashian West, Amber Rose, Eve Torres, and Melisa Molinaro, to name some.
The former American footballer stands tall with a remarkable height of 6 feet (183 cms) and his body weight is 93 kg (205 lb).
Reggie Bush played for different teams from which he made varied earnings throughout his career. His estimated earnings for those years are given below:
|2006||Saint Orleans Saints||$6,200,000|
|2007||Saint Orleans Saints||$13,675,000|
|2008||Saint Orleans Saints||$5,550,000|
|2009||Saint Orleans Saints||$7,085,000|
|2010||Saint Orleans Saints||$8,490,000|
|2015||San Francisco 49ers||$2,409,535|
Reggie Bush had earned over $63 million in career earnings before officially retiring in 2017.